Retreat Teachers


Rev. Trudi Jinpu Hirsch-Abramson

Reverend Trudi Hirsch-Abramson is an ACPE certified chaplain supervisor and an APC certified chaplain. A resident of Zen Mountain Monastery for 12 years, she completed her monastic training in 1998 and was ordained as a Zen Buddhist Priest and received Denkai transmission in the White Plum Sangha. She previously worked for 14 years as a chaplain and supervisor at various hospitals in New York City. For nearly a decade, Reverend Hirsch served as a faculty member and Chaplain Supervisor for the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care in NYC. She retired from serving as Chaplain Supervisor at Vassar Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. in 2018, and is presently concentrating on her spiritual practices and creating art.